Student union to fund anti-abortion group

The University of Sydney student union will subsidise an anti-abortion group after students failed to overturn the endorsement of the pro-life society.

LifeChoice Sydney was endorsed by the student union on Friday, meaning the anti-abortion group is now entitled to up to $4000 of annual funding.

Attempts were made to overturn the endorsement today at a board meeting of the University of Sydney Union (USU), where members moved a motion calling for the student body to “consider LifeChoice as discriminatory against women”.

However the motion was voted down 36-34.

Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/student-union-to-fund-antiabortion-group-20120606-1zwf0.html#ixzz1x0kCzPP5

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